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May 11, 2016
On-campus c-stores double down on social media marketing
In the last 5 years, twice as many foodservice directors running on-campus c-stores have turned to social media to reach their customers, and it might actually be working.
March 11, 2016
3 reasons FSDs are losing sleep this week
Healthy-snack mandates, yucky food photos and Chipotle-like health scares are among the things keeping noncommercial operators up at night.
March 7, 2016
13 tips we won’t forget from MenuDirections 2016
From unconventional spins on vegetables to new ways to deliver customization, these are the ideas we will long remember from this year's culinary conference...
Dec. 15, 2015
50 'great ideas' from restaurants
Not only are these ideas imaginative and inspiring, they work hard to improve business and drive trends. They are easy to steal for noncommercial as well.
Nov. 16, 2015
8 winning social media tactics
These restaurant chains’ wins can be other foodservice operators’ gains. Here are some of the best practices used by the standouts to engage their audiences.
Oct. 13, 2015
How to use food pictures as a social media marketing tool
Hubspot, a software marketing company, reports Facebook posts featuring images garner 53 percent more “likes” and twice as many comments as text-only items.
Sept. 15, 2015
How foodservice directors are changing lives and communities
With an integral role in the nutritional lives of students, employees, patients and seniors, FSDs are called upon to support, nurture and shape communities.
May 11, 2015
Colleen Brewer has made a difference at Sodexo by creating a safety video, promoting social media and developing a plan to increase revenue.
April 13, 2015
I developed a program for undergraduate nutrition students called Dining Diplomats.
March 27, 2015
Photograph your work, post on social media
After several members of our staff attended a class on smartphone photography, we came back and trained the rest of our staff to take pictures of the plates they prepare.
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